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Episode 16: Patrick McConlogue and Training Minds Ministry

Today Chris Jeub interviews Patrick McConlogue from the For Action Conference in January. He also goes through three very important topics — history, purpose and changes to Training Minds Ministry — three topics that are very important to Training Minds, but you’ll soon realize that these are important to you, too. Patrick McConlogue and Training Minds Ministry […]

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Episode 15: Cross-Examination with Vance Trefethen

We are hearing from perhaps the top-most sought after debate coach in the nation, Vance Trefethen. This is his favorite lecture at Training Minds Camps: How to Give and Respond to Cross-Examination Questions. Vance Trefethen on Cross-Examination Download the MP3 This week’s podcast covers a lot of ground. Be sure to take good notes, and here […]

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Episode 14: Cross-Examination with Travis Herche

Cross-examination is perhaps the most important and most difficult skill to master as a debater. This week we turn to debate coach Travis Herche to glean from his experience. Travis Herche on Cross-Examination Download the MP3 This week’s podcast covers a lot of ground. Be sure to take good notes, and here is a list of items that […]

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Episode 13: Cross-Examination with Matthew Erickson

Cross-examination is perhaps the most important and most difficult skill to master as a debater. This week we are staring off a short series of podcasts, all catering to cross-examination. Matthew Erickson on Cross-Examination Download the MP3 This week’s podcast covers a lot of ground. Be sure to take good notes, and here is a list […]

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Episode 12: Lincoln-Douglas Time Management with Jon Bateman

2011 Stoa National Champion Jon Bateman gives his rundown on how to best use his time in the 45 minute Lincoln-Douglas debate round. Debate Camp with Jon Bateman Download the MP3 Links Mentioned Flowsheets Monument Publishing Lincoln-Douglas Debate Resources Author/Presenter Jon competed in debate for three years. He competed in Lincoln Douglas debate for two of those […]

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Episode 11: Evidence Ethics with Vance Trefethen

In Training Minds Podcast #11, co-author of Blue Book Vance Trefethen gives the very important overview of evidence ethics. He presents what exactly are violations of evidence ethics and gives real-life examples of evidence fabrication and fraud. Oklahoma Debate Camp 2012 with “Coach Vance” Trefethen Download the MP3 Evidence Ethics Slides Links Mentioned Blue Book Keys to Team-Policy Debate Best […]

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Episode 10: Team-Policy Debate Evidence with Vance Trefethen

Podcast #10 is from co-author of Blue Book Vance Trefethen who gives his analysis of how to run good, credible and effective evidence in a debate round. Team-policy debaters will glean much from one of the most popular team-policy debate coaches in the nation. Debate Camp 2012 with “Coach Vance” Trefethen Download the MP3 Links Mentioned […]

Preparing for Extemp

Episode 9: Extemp Ethics

A student can cut corners in any event, but extemp is perhaps the easiest. Coaches Cody Herche and Larry Sparks answer questions from extemp campers in an attempt to clarify how to win extemp ethically. Extemp Camp 2009 with Cody Herche and Larry Sparks Download the MP3 The questions on ethics that Cody and Larry […]

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